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The government has published research on cyber security standards. The Law Society has welcomed the research, and will contribute to the development of a government-preferred cyber security standard that will be relevant to law firms of all sizes.
UK businesses are set to benefit from amendments to the Intellectual Property Bill according to the Law Society of England and Wales.
We provide further comment to ensure a fair and balanced regime that fits in with pan-European legislation and protects intellectual property in the UK.
The Society continues to work with parliament and government to ensure a fair and balanced regime.
The working party broadly welcomes the aims and objectives of the bill, but is concerned that some amendments to existing legislation are too broad.
The Law Society has today published a practice note guiding firms in protecting their online reputation.
Updated version of the form to be used for the release of Health Records under the Data Protection Act 1998.
The government has issued new guidance on how to protect your firm against cyber attacks and safeguard your firm's intellectual data.
The Law Society welcomes the government's review of the communications regulatory framework
The Law Society has warned the government that the UK could lose up to £3bn a year if a new patents court is not based in London.
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The Technology and Law Reference Group and Intellectual Property Law Committee are part of the Legal Affairs and Policy Board.They assist with the formation of the Law Society's policy and advice on legal and technical developments.
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